Cannabis on campus
The Government of Canada has announced that cannabis for non-medical use will be legalized on Oct.17, 2018. Memorial has a duty to maintain a safe teaching and learning environment for students, faculty and staff.
Please note the following:
- The recreational use of cannabis, including smoking, vaping and consumption of edible forms, will not be permitted on Memorial campuses.
- Memorial University is a smoke-free, public campus. The university's smoking policy is available here: https://www.mun.ca/policy/site/policy.php?id=243.
- Memorial is in the process of reviewing all current internal guidelines, procedures and practices that could be impacted by the legalization.
- Students who require cannabis for medical purposes may seek accommodation through the Blundon Centre.
For more information on the legalization of cannabis, please consult the following websites:
For information on the health effects of cannabis, please consult the following: